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Mircea Eliade

Mircea Eliade was a Romanian historian of religion, fiction writer, philosopher, and professor at the University of Chicago. He was a leading interpreter of religious experience, who established paradigms in religious studies that persist to this day. His theory that hierophanies form the basis of religion, splitting the human experience of reality into sacred and profane space and time, has proved influential. One of his most instrumental contributions to... Read More

BornMarch 13, 1907
Bucharest, Kingdom of Romania
DiedApril 22, 1986 (aged 79)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
OccupationHistorian, philosopher, short story writer, journalist, essayist, novelist
LanguageRomanian, French, Portuguese, English


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